Kolomna has always been famous for marshmallows and rolls - I invite you to find out what else tasty and unique was prepared in the city. We will walk through the Kolomna Kremlin and the Posad, see key monuments, talk about feasts and dining etiquette. You will reveal the peculiarities of Kolomna dishes, taste famous sweets - and also get simple recipes from the past! Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 2.5 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 by 2 reviews RUB 5000 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Urban stories through culinary We will walk along the ancient walls of the Kremlin and talk about what Marina Mnishek was fed with when she was locked up in the Kolomenskaya Tower. At the walls of the Brusensky Monastery, I will reveal the peculiarities of the monastery meal, and at the gymnasium building - the nuances of the school girls' diet. While examining the princely palace, you will hear about the wedding of Dmitry Donskoy and Evdokia of Suzdalskaya, find out what was served at the feast - and try the traditional wedding dish with honey yourself. How they met the honored guests, what dishes were prepared every day for the Kolomna merchants, and what ordinary townspeople ate, what they put at dinner parties - I will answer these and other questions
Secrets of Kolomna recipes In addition to honey delicacies, you will taste the famous Kolomna marshmallow, as well as marmalade and natural locally produced sweets. I will reveal the secrets of their preparation, I will tell you how the Kolomna pastille region differs and how they ate marmalade in the past
Not only sweets We're not just talking about sweets. Let us recall the famous Kolomna kalachi and reveal the meaning of the expression “to reach the handle”. You will hear about Kolomna toast and monastery pickles, which have even been written about in cookbooks, about Kolomna lard, Kolomna cabbage soup and Kolomna fish dishes! I warn you: is it better to go on this excursion immediately after lunch or schedule it after?
- The price includes tasting of several types of Kolomna treats. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, sweets are served individually.
- If you wish, you can add a visit to the Pastila or Kalachnaya museum / factory to the program
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.